Emergency Medical Technician 1/EMR - Durand

Dual Credit High School Academy

CVTC and local high schools have partnered to offer students who are at least 16 years old and interested in pursuing a career in healthcare an opportunity to earn high school and college credit. Dual credit academies give high school students a chance to navigate their interests and career options to develop the most successful individualized career path. Credits earned through this academy may be applied to CVTC programs and transfer to other colleges.

The Emergency Medical Responder course prepares EMR students to provide prehospital assessment and care for patients of all ages with a variety of medical conditions and traumatic injuries. Areas of study include an introduction to emergency medical services systems, roles and responsibilities of EMR’s, anatomy and physiology, medical emergencies, trauma, and special considerations for working in the prehospital setting. Upon successful completion, candidates will be eligible to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Responder exam for Wisconsin EMR Certification.

Course Materials Needed: Access to a laptop (not a Chromebook) is required for EMT

Course TitleCreditsCourse Time
531 – 312 Emergency Medical Technician 1
2 credits/64 hours    

Class Dates:                                                    
T/Th | August 29-October 19, 2023

Class Times: 

5:00-8:55pm

Academy Location: Durand Fire Station

*Students must earn a grade of 80% or higher in EMT1/EMR to be eligible to enroll in EMT2

*Students must be 18 years old for licensure        


Course Description

​531-312 Emergency Medical Technician 1
Provides the foundational knowledge for future Emergency Medical Technicians and Emergency Medical Responders. Topics include: basic human anatomy, performing a patient assessment, traumatic injury management, airway management, and Basic Life Support cardiac resuscitation. Upon successful completion, candidates will be eligible to participate in the National Registry of EMTs Emergency Medical Responder exams for Wisconsin EMR certification.

Just the Facts

Fall 2023
2 Credit High School Academy

Registration Status //
Open

Academy Dates //
August 29 - October 19, 2023High School Academies follow all scheduled CVTC breaks.

Days of Week //
T/Th

Times //
5 - 8:55p.m.

Classroom Location //
Durand Fire Station

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